Category: Gigs



Gigs: Jon Amor – Cumbrian dates

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015

Jon Amor has some upcoming Cumbrian dates: April 25th: Her Citi, Maryport, UK (solo) April 26th: The Kirkgate, Cockermouth, UK (solo – opening for BABAJACK, 4pm) April 26th: The Crown Inn, Maryport, UK (solo & with friends – in aid of ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY) May 7th: Courtyard Live, King’s Head, Carlisle, UK (solo) http://jonamor.tumblr.com/

The highly-acclaimed guitarist Chantel McGregor appears at The Live Rooms in Chester, this coming Saturday, 7th March. Full information here: https://www.theliverooms.com/event/chantel-mcgregor/ Support on the night comes from The Rainbreakers:

Just a reminder that Peter Price & Friends appear at Lymm Golf Club this coming Saturday, 7th March – doors 7.30 pm, 8 pm start Lymm Golf Club, Whitbarrow Road, Lymm, WA13 9AN Tickets: £11 www.lymmfestival.org.uk

(Forty4 – picture Rosy Greer) March dates at BJs Rock In The Blues at The Minstrel, Chorley: 5th March – FORTY4 – Super rhythm & groove band www.forty4music.com 12th March – ALFIE IBBOTSON’S POPULAR BEAT COMBO – Quality blues rock band www.alfieibbotson.com 19th March – HARD TO HANDLE – Five-star Southern rock band nwb.co/hardtohandl 26th […]

Tour: Ian Siegal – two North West dates

Posted on: Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

Ian Siegal kicks off his latest tour at The Live Rooms in Chester on 17th March; and also has another North West date at The Railway in Bolton on 25th March. www.theliverooms.com http://railwayvenue.com/

Gigs: Matt Schofield – The Return of The Trio

Posted on: Friday, Feb 27, 2015

Matt Schofield has three dates upcoming with his original trio, featuring Jonny Henderson on Hammond and Evan Jenkins on drums. No North West dates unfortunately, but we’ve posted the shows in case anyone is looking to catch the gigs.

LITTLE WALTER SPECIAL – 8 PM Come on and join the superb Lyndon Anderson Band for a night of ‘swampedelic soul’ and classic Chicago blues. They will be playing a set dedicated to the ‘big boss’ and father of electric Chicago blues harp, Little Walter Jacobs. Also will feature tunes from BB King, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Red […]

There is a slab of American rock and roll in Chester on Sunday night.  New York band The Dough Rollers will be playing live at The Compass, Chester. Hot off the back of a support slot with Billy Idol and heading for support slots with The Black Keys – this is sure to be a […]

A rare chance to see some blues at the Cellar Bar, Chester this coming Sat night as 3Kings bring their blend of uptempo Mississippi Hill Country Blues to this lively bar on the outskirts of the city.  10pm start.  Free entry. http://youtu.be/bmXKjprGsvg

Gigs: The Climax Blues Band

Posted on: Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

Stafford’s favourite sons, The Climax Blues Band, have the following upcoming gigs: MAY 14th – STAFFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL MAY 29th – LEEK ARTS FESTIVAL JUNE 27th – LICHFIELD GUILDHALL AUGUST 31st – GREAT BRITISH R&B FESTIVAL, COLNE ‘SECURITY ALERT’ THE LIVE BOOTLEG CD STILL AVAILABLE http://www.climaxbluesband.com/ https://www.facebook.com/climaxbluesbandnow

(The Blues Band) As ever, the Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival will be held in the Cheshire town over Easter weekend, with events for all – ranging from the pubs around the town centre, The Crown Hotel and The Civic Hall: Check the website link for full details: http://nantwichjazz.com/

Britain’s best unsigned blues rockers come to The Met on Saturday, 7th March, to perform music from their acclaimed seventh independent release “Feeding the Machine”. “Original, enthusiastic & passionate blues as interpreted by the likes of Led Zeppelin & the wider world is catching on to The Idle Hands” – R2 Magazine Voted Best UK Blues […]

British Blues hero Marcus Bonfanti appears at The Atkinson on Thursday, 26th February. From the first note of Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog” sixteen-year-old Marcus Bonfanti knew he wanted to be a guitar player. He spent his youth as a trumpet player in brass bands, working 12 hours a day in a kitchen to buy his […]

Gigs: Sean Taylor

Posted on: Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015

The excellent Sean Taylor has a few upcoming North West and North Wales gigs: 13th March – MANCHESTER Manchester Irish Festival @ M19 Bar Tickets 26th March – SANDBACH Shop Sessions Tickets  27th March – BANGOR (Wales) Blue Sky Cafe Tickets  http://www.seantaylorsongs.com/ (Picture: Anna McCarthy)

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Larry Miller Band – The Atkinson, Southport Friday, 20th February – 8 pm Tickets: £12 adv/ £14 doors The Larry Miller Band is the ultimate in-your-face rhythm and blues band. Highly entertaining, polished and guaranteed to hit right between the eyes. Larry Miller  is undeniably one of the must see blues/rock guitarists, bringing his unique showmanship to […]

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